A non-profit research center dedicated to strengthening children, families, and communities.

The Oregon Social Learning Center is a non-profit, collaborative, multidisciplinary research center dedicated to increasing the scientific understanding of social and psychological processes related to healthy development and family functioning. We apply that understanding to the design and evaluation of interventions that strengthen children, adolescents, families, and communities.

Helpful Resources

We’re pleased to provide a number of useful resources for parents, clinicians, and teachers, including a searchable database of publications by OSLC scientists.

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OSLC scientists Ashli J. Sheidow, Ph.D. and Michael R. McCart, Ph.D. co-authored the article Parent and Youth Engagement in Court-Mandated Substance Use Disorder Treatment.  It has just been published on Taylor & Francis Online. The first 50 people can get a free eprint by clicking on the link below.



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Scientist Spotlights

Ashli J. Sheidow, Ph.D.

Dr. Sheidow researches treatments for mental health and substance abuse problems in adolescents and emerging adults, particularly those who have co-occurring problems. She’s also focused on effective dissemination of evidence-based practices, in particular training practices for community-based counselors.

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